The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 234 296 428
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +132
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 619 367 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.25% 0.81% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.99% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 489 322 200
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40605 37072 44333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 81.82% 81.57% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33285 30911 38113
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +19 99 £48,750 -15.21% 14
Harrow - 8 £58,500 -
Wembley - 4 £55,000 - 2
Uxbridge - 3 £45,000 -
Chiswick - 3 £32,500 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £62,500 -
Twickenham +1 1 £42,500 -3.40%
Sidcup - 1 £48,500 -
Teddington - 1 £47,500 -
Clapham - 1 £40,000 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 467 (43.20%) Scrum
2 422 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
3 318 (29.42%) Business Analysis
4 309 (28.58%) E-Commerce
5 271 (25.07%) QA
6 247 (22.85%) SQL
7 233 (21.55%) Finance
8 220 (20.35%) Java
9 214 (19.80%) Degree
10 211 (19.52%) TDD
11 200 (18.50%) Use Case
12 175 (16.19%) C#
12 175 (16.19%) .NET
13 172 (15.91%) XML
14 161 (14.89%) Marketing
15 153 (14.15%) HTML
16 149 (13.78%) BDD
17 146 (13.51%) Retail
18 139 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
19 138 (12.77%) JavaScript
20 137 (12.67%) User Acceptance Testing
21 135 (12.49%) CSS
22 130 (12.03%) Project Management
22 130 (12.03%) Banking
23 129 (11.93%) Unit Testing
24 123 (11.38%) Selenium
25 120 (11.10%) UML
26 118 (10.92%) Games
27 108 (9.99%) Mobile App
28 106 (9.81%) JSON

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (4.44%) CMS
2 40 (3.70%) Apache
3 27 (2.50%) Drupal
4 25 (2.31%) Confluence
5 16 (1.48%) Apache Pig
6 8 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.65%) IIS
7 7 (0.65%) WordPress
7 7 (0.65%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.56%) Joomla!
8 6 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.19%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.19%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.19%) SAS
10 2 (0.19%) EPiServer CMS
10 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 44 (4.07%) MS Visio
3 23 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.76%) MS Office
5 15 (1.39%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.37%) MS Project
8 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 33 (3.05%) Google Analytics
2 21 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (1.48%) Magento
4 5 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.28%) Sophis RISQUE
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 72 (6.66%) SaaS
2 28 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.11%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.19%) GitHub
7 1 (0.093%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.81%) Internet
2 33 (3.05%) FTP
3 5 (0.46%) Intranet
3 5 (0.46%) HTTP
3 5 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.28%) Firewall
4 3 (0.28%) Network Security
5 2 (0.19%) ATM
5 2 (0.19%) Extranet
5 2 (0.19%) DAB
6 1 (0.093%) MVNO
6 1 (0.093%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.093%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.093%) VoIP
6 1 (0.093%) DNS
6 1 (0.093%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (6.66%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 45 (4.16%) MySQL
4 38 (3.52%) NoSQL
5 36 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 28 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (2.59%) MongoDB
7 25 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (2.22%) Big Data
9 16 (1.48%) Mahout
9 16 (1.48%) Apache Hive
10 7 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.56%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.46%) Redis
13 4 (0.37%) SQLite
13 4 (0.37%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.28%) IDOL
14 3 (0.28%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 123 (11.38%) Selenium
2 104 (9.62%) JIRA
3 74 (6.85%) Git (software)
4 71 (6.57%) Cucumber
5 53 (4.90%) Jenkins
6 43 (3.98%) QuickTest Pro
7 39 (3.61%) WebDriver
8 38 (3.52%) Visual Studio
9 34 (3.15%) Subversion
9 34 (3.15%) NUnit
9 34 (3.15%) Bitbucket
10 29 (2.68%) Bugzilla
11 27 (2.50%) SoapUI
11 27 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (2.13%) FitNesse
13 22 (2.04%) TestComplete
13 22 (2.04%) Hudson
14 19 (1.76%) SpecFlow
15 16 (1.48%) JMeter
16 15 (1.39%) Axure RP
General
1 233 (21.55%) Finance
2 161 (14.89%) Marketing
3 146 (13.51%) Retail
4 130 (12.03%) Banking
5 118 (10.92%) Games
6 83 (7.68%) Telecoms
7 52 (4.81%) Investment Banking
8 48 (4.44%) Back Office
9 30 (2.78%) Advertising
10 26 (2.41%) Publishing
11 20 (1.85%) Law
12 13 (1.20%) Online Betting
13 12 (1.11%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.83%) Automotive
15 8 (0.74%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.74%) Legal
15 8 (0.74%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.46%) Front Office
17 4 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 501 (46.35%) Analyst
2 425 (39.32%) Business Analyst
3 240 (22.20%) Developer
4 112 (10.36%) Agile Business Analyst
5 53 (4.90%) Product Manager
6 41 (3.79%) Web Developer
7 39 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
7 39 (3.61%) Product Owner
8 38 (3.52%) Tester
9 37 (3.42%) Project Manager
9 37 (3.42%) QA Engineer
10 36 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
11 35 (3.24%) C# Developer
12 34 (3.15%) Architect
13 33 (3.05%) Technical Leader
13 33 (3.05%) Senior Developer
13 33 (3.05%) Java Developer
14 28 (2.59%) Technical Architect
15 27 (2.50%) Mobile Developer
15 27 (2.50%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (16.19%) .NET
2 172 (15.91%) XML
3 153 (14.15%) HTML
4 135 (12.49%) CSS
5 106 (9.81%) JSON
6 99 (9.16%) Web Services
7 75 (6.94%) RESTful
8 65 (6.01%) SOAP
9 59 (5.46%) .NET Framework
10 58 (5.37%) jQuery
11 55 (5.09%) HTML5
12 52 (4.81%) Gherkin
13 42 (3.89%) Ajax
14 39 (3.61%) WCF
14 39 (3.61%) Django
15 34 (3.15%) WPF
15 34 (3.15%) CSS3
16 30 (2.78%) ASP.NET
17 28 (2.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 26 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 108 (9.99%) Mobile App
2 83 (7.68%) Open Source
3 57 (5.27%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.59%) Visualisation
4 28 (2.59%) Digital Media
5 27 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 24 (2.22%) Credit Risk
6 24 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.13%) Video on Demand
7 23 (2.13%) Social Media
7 23 (2.13%) Market Risk
8 21 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
9 16 (1.48%) Online Games
10 14 (1.30%) N-Tier
11 13 (1.20%) Reference Data
12 12 (1.11%) iPhone
13 11 (1.02%) Fixed Income
13 11 (1.02%) Mathematics
14 10 (0.93%) Spread Betting
14 10 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 100 (9.25%) Apple iOS
2 91 (8.42%) Android
3 72 (6.66%) Linux
4 35 (3.24%) Windows
5 23 (2.13%) UNIX
6 8 (0.74%) Debian
7 4 (0.37%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.28%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.093%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (43.20%) Scrum
2 422 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
3 318 (29.42%) Business Analysis
4 309 (28.58%) E-Commerce
5 211 (19.52%) TDD
6 200 (18.50%) Use Case
7 149 (13.78%) BDD
8 139 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
9 137 (12.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 130 (12.03%) Project Management
11 129 (11.93%) Unit Testing
12 120 (11.10%) UML
13 101 (9.34%) Analytics
14 98 (9.07%) Web Development
15 95 (8.79%) OO
16 94 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 92 (8.51%) CRM
18 84 (7.77%) Waterfall
19 82 (7.59%) Test Scripting
20 79 (7.31%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 247 (22.85%) SQL
2 220 (20.35%) Java
3 175 (16.19%) C#
4 138 (12.77%) JavaScript
5 104 (9.62%) Ruby
6 102 (9.44%) Python
7 87 (8.05%) PHP
8 56 (5.18%) Objective-C
9 44 (4.07%) Bash Shell
10 29 (2.68%) VB
11 23 (2.13%) C++
12 22 (2.04%) VBScript
13 21 (1.94%) T-SQL
14 15 (1.39%) VBA
15 14 (1.30%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.30%) R
16 13 (1.20%) Clojure
17 12 (1.11%) C
18 9 (0.83%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 214 (19.80%) Degree
2 77 (7.12%) ISEB
3 36 (3.33%) IIBA
4 17 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.30%) CBAP
7 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.093%) MCP
10 1 (0.093%) MCAD
10 1 (0.093%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (25.07%) QA
2 14 (1.30%) EMIR
3 13 (1.20%) MiFID
4 12 (1.11%) FATCA
5 8 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.28%) SLA
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.093%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (0.65%) Varnish
2 6 (0.56%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.093%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.093%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.93%) Puppet
3 6 (0.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.093%) Ansible
4 1 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 65 (6.01%) Microsoft
2 51 (4.72%) Oracle
3 36 (3.33%) Google
4 28 (2.59%) Rackspace
5 27 (2.50%) HP
6 26 (2.41%) JD Edwards
6 26 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (1.67%) SAP
8 12 (1.11%) Pega
8 12 (1.11%) hybris
9 8 (0.74%) Dell
10 7 (0.65%) Apple
11 6 (0.56%) Adobe
11 6 (0.56%) ATG
12 5 (0.46%) Siebel
12 5 (0.46%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.37%) Perforce
13 4 (0.37%) VMware
13 4 (0.37%) Guidewire
14 3 (0.28%) iRise
London
Connectus
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tom Tom
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Personnel IT
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
CPA Global
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sainsbury's
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago